Oneida County saw the second highest number of confirmed coronavirus infections on Saturday, with 51 new positive cases, officials reported. This number beats the previous second highest record of 50 cases on Friday.
The highest number the county saw was 63 new cases as of May 4.
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The new cases bring the total reported amount in Oneida County to 3,028, with 390 currently active. Among the new cases, five people are residents of nursing homes, officials said.
There were no new deaths related to the virus, making the total in the county 132. Currently the county has 23 people hospitalized for the virus, including 10 nursing home residents; Five people were also hospitalized outside the county, officials said. A total of 2,506 people have recovered from the disease.
There are 390 people currently under mandatory isolation due to the virus and 1,429 people under mandatory isolation, officials said.
Nine new coronavirus infections were reported in Herkimer County by district officials on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases reported since March in the county to 445.
Currently, 60 of them are active, with one being hospitalized for the virus. Officials say 10 people have died from the virus to date and 375 have recovered.
So far, 49,324 people in the county have tested positive for the virus. Officials say a total of 105 people are under mandatory quarantine due to the virus and 160 people are under preventive quarantine.
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